Posts Tagged:CV

New Year, New Job:
How to change career and
future-proof your working life

According to the site CareerBuilder, the top New Year’s resolution at work is to find a new job, with 21 percent of workers pledging to leave their employer in 2016. Meanwhile, a survey conducted by Standard Life and Research Now suggests that 54pc of Brits want to change career, with this figure rising to 73pc…

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20 Career-Boosting Steps You Can
Take Before New Year’s Eve

It’s finally December, and you’ve worked hard all year long. You wrote enough emails to fill a novel. You spent an average of seven hours a day on your computer. And, if you were working full-time, you probably spent 42 hours of your life battling traffic during your daily commute. Whoa. If anyone deserves a…

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URGENT:
Call Centre Staff Wanted

We are currently working with a number of contact centres across the North East and actively recruiting candidates in both Customer Services and Sales. Experience is advantageous but more important is the passion to provide a high quality customer service or for sales the drive to succeed. The main duties for customer service would include;…

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How to: Write a Cover Letter

Just like a CV, a good cover letter is essential when looking for work, especially as most employers spend approximately half a minute casting an eye over each job application. With this in mind, you have to make sure that your cover letter makes enough of an impression in those 30 seconds to make the…

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Costly mistakes to avoid
in your cover letter

By Terri Williams, Source: Yahoo It’s been said that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. And if you submit a bad cover letter, you won’t get a chance to make that first impression on employers. “People who read cover letters and resumes can be very picky – they have that…

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35 Costly Job Search Mistakes
You Might Still Be Making

It’s always fun to hear about the big mistakes job applicants make—like showing up in sweatpants or falling asleep during the interview. (And yes, both of those things have happened.) It’s less fun to hear about the smaller mistakes—like someone showing up five minutes late or having a typo on the first line of a…

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Top 5 CV pitfalls to avoid

In today’s competitive jobs market, it’s more important than ever to make a good first impression. This can often be your CV, so it needs to be putting across the right messages, with the right presentation, and no mistakes. The most important thing is to take your time over your CV – make sure it’s…

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3 Ways to make your CV
more recruiter friendly

When you’re writing your resume or working on your LinkedIn profile, we bet you’ve wished you could get into hiring managers’ heads. What are they really looking for? How can you make your resume catch their eyes? Thankfully, TheLadders got into their heads for us. In a recent study of on-the-job behavior, TheLadders used eye-tracking…

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